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[SSH] mv file wrong command

Discussion in 'Site & Server Administration' started by basketmen, Nov 18, 2015.

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    i want to move a file to another directory

    i run the command like this
    i am forget add slash in the start of folder name, its should be /home

    now the file is missing, cant find it anywhere
    the file size is 450mb, i try run this command but still cant find it

    anyone have explanation where is the file currently?
    basketmen, Nov 18, 2015 IP
  2. OlgaSeCom

    OlgaSeCom Active Member

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    look to the folder where was located username.tar.gz. Now this archive should be there but with "home" name
    OlgaSeCom, Nov 20, 2015 IP
  3. Jackel.ca

    Jackel.ca Well-Known Member

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    Just to add to this.

    mv home /home/username.tar.gz
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    This will rename the file back to the previous file name and move it into the appropriate "home" directory.

    Hope this helps.
    Jackel.ca, Nov 21, 2015 IP